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, denmark, finland, norway, sweden, serbia, switzerland, israel, even new zealand, already allow women in combat roles and frontline positions. out of the more than 6,400 total americans killed in iraq and afghanistan, at least 130 american women have been killed in the line of fire. and the number of american women wounded is over 800. soon, women will be able to fight back on the front lines and in elite special forces, but women will have to meet the same strength standards as men if they choose a combat role. senator john mccain, vietnam war hero, and tortured as a prisoner of war, favors the women in combat role. but adds this. "it is critical that we maintain the same high standards that have made the american military the most feared and admired fighting force in the world. particularly the rigorous physical standards for our elite special forces units." allowing women in combat roles will open up more than 200,000 jobs to women, mostly in the army and marine corps. the plan is to be drawn up by may and implemented over three years. combat experience, by the way is considered a
if it's true. >>> some groundbreaking modeling news coming from serbia. for the first time, a transgender model has been on an "elle" cover. this is andreas, she's a he in real life. but he's the first -- well, not first, with you he models male and female clothes. he's previously modeled lingerie. he says my gender is open to interpretation. he hit the cat walk dressed as both sexes. the first transgender model to be on the cover of "elle." in the magazine, his two sides, struggling with one another. the female is dressed in a black, lacey lingerie and suspenders and wrestles with the male who wears a variety of dark suits. she's pretty. >> something different. go ahead, "elle" magazine and props to j.j. abrams, director of the new "star trek" movie. word got out that there was this person named dan, a 41-year-old man dying of cancer after damage to his liver. word got out he was a die hard "star trek" fan. long story short, the director of movie got dan in to see a special screening of the movie and he was ablto do that. so we wanted to tip out hat to him for a move very
have a stalemate in macedonia over the name issue we have the serbia-kosovo dialogue that's not been pleated, we still have those countries that aspear to ascend ancy into the e.u. i would just urge you that further progress in that area is going to continue to require american leadership. i hope that we will continue to work in the region to ensure that they continue to make progress. >> we will, senator. i just want to thank you for your leadership of the european affairs subcommittee you've done a tremendous job working on it and i look forward to working with you. >> senator kerry, i appreciate your thoughtful opening statement and your thoughtful response to these questions. i have a great deal of respect for your global experience, your depth of knowledge in these areas. i would have enjoyed working with you as a member of the committee and i'm going to enjoy working with you as secretary of state. as you said, these are complex issues and these are dangerous times. i certainly grew up hoping that that maxim of politics ends at the water's edge was actually true. i'm not sure i
, and in serbia, dried oak branches are ceremonially burned as part of a holiday tradition. and in germany, a giraffe inspects visitors from his enclosure at the zoo. hot shots, pictures coming in from tharnd world. >> nice giraffe. >> a muziegz is doing more than singing the blues because an airline, get this, mishandled his guitar. jeanne moos shows us how he's fighting back. >> reporter: it's bad enough to lose a bag, but when you see the case of your vintage guitar shredded at the luggage pickup -- >> i let out a couple amazingly creative expletives. >> reporter: dave schneider didn't want to check his baby, red gibson es-35 from 1965. >> i begged, i tried, i told them the value. >> reporter: a little under $10,000, dave says, but delta agents in buffalo insisted he couldn't carry it on as he had always done before. when dave landed in detroit, he took out his phone and shot the guitar being transferred. >> be careful with the guitar if that's possible. >> sure. >> a friendly flight crew member even went on to the tarmac, asking the baggage handlers to be gentle, but as dave waited wit
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